Big Idea. Preliminary Considerations: We are built for relationship to need intimacy with other people but don’t need others to be a whole person.
> We are not incomplete until we have sex.
> Our deepest need is to be loved.
> Our embodied life, sexuality, is at the core of what it means to love our neighbor as ourselves.
> The gift of singleness, we’re all called to singleness at some point. Who are we becoming in the web of relationships that we need to fulfill ourselves.
• Passages of Jesus’s friendships with John and Mary Magdalene and others – even Jesus needed friendships.
• Second part of the commandment - Love your neighbor as yourself.